AMD Phenom II X2 N640 vs Turion 64 ML-44

AMD Phenom II X2 N640
AMD Turion 64 ML-44

General info

Comparing Phenom II X2 N640 and Turion 64 ML-44 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
2x AMD Phenom II
 
Turion 64
Achitecture codename
Champlain
 
Lancaster
Release date
1 October 2010
 
on January 2006

Technical specs

Phenom II X2 N640 and Turion 64 ML-44 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Phenom II X2 N640 and Turion 64 ML-44 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
2
 
1
Number of threads
2
 
1
Maximum frequency
2.9 GHz
 
2.4 GHz
Bus support
3600 MHz
 
800 MHz
L1 cache
256 KB
 
128 KB
L2 cache
2048 KB
 
1 MB
Manufacturing process technology
45 nm
 
90 nm
Die size
n/d
 
125 mm2
Transistor count
n/d
 
114 million
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Phenom II X2 N640 and Turion 64 ML-44 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
n/d
 
1
Socket
S1
 
754
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
 
35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Phenom II X2 N640 and Turion 64 ML-44. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
PowerNow
-
 
+
VirusProtect
+
 
-

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Phenom II X2 N640 and Turion 64 ML-44 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Phenom II X2 N640

Finer manufacturing process technology (45 vs 90 nm)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)

Advantages of AMD Turion 64 ML-44

0.3% faster in synthetic tests
MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-bit registers)
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
PowerNow

So, Phenom II X2 N640 or Turion 64 ML-44?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Phenom II X2 N640 and AMD Turion 64 ML-44. The differences in performance seem too small.
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